Tradition states that the gravy should be light and not too thick, so all the chips get coated in it. The Richest n Wholesomest curries in town at unbeatable prices! Very easy to make too. My Ulster wants a chicken fillet (battered and deep fried) burger with bacon and cheese and curry chip for his 40th. Basic Curry Gravy. Thanks! Thanks! Second would be curry, chips and rice – my favorite. I’ve sent this recipe to my relatives in Canada and Spain, they all miss a chippy! Heat the oil in a large skillet. This website is published by Immediate Media Company Limited under licence from BBC Studios Distribution.© Immediate Media Company Ltd. 2020© Immediate Media Company Ltd. 2020 It IS wonderful! To blitz or not to blitz that is the question. sooo I don’t think that’s how it’s made these days (at least not anywhere I’ve ever had it) but it’s really interesting to hear about its origins :), Thanks for this recipe! Definitely not spicy. Many thanks for stopping by. Add the tomato purée, grated ginger and curry powder and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, then add the chopped tomatoes, lemon juice and maple and stir well. Return the sauce to the pan over medium heat. … I’ve had a few blender explosions in my day. About 1.20 to 1.50 (I think I paid 1.35 last time) for a plastic container with 448g. Big, big decisions! Great recipe thanks. Return the sauce to the pan and turn the heat back on. Calorie Goal 1,014 cal. Glad you enjoyed it :). Easy to follow recipes for home cooks. She savored this treat many more times before returning  to the US, where ever since she has been searching for a recipe to help revive her tasty memories of Ireland. Had it in Cardiff, loved it, had to have it again. The cinnamon and touch of sweetness gave this one an amazing “warmth” that can’t be beat. Learn how your comment data is processed. I love cooking delicious vegetarian food. The chips almost certainly won't be, however. Add the … Stir in the curry powder, turmeric, … I’ve made it four times now, I always add more curry powder but that’s just taste. Chips n Curry Matamata. Just posted my version and linked backed to you. Prepare the spice blend by mixing the curry powder, turmeric, cumin, ground coriander seeds and cinnamon in a small bowl. I haven’t made authentic british curry with chips, but I might need to try immediately! Serve hot with a side of chips or french fries. As a born and bred Aussie I needed some gourmet help! 51 / 67g left. Hi Chris, I actually have no idea as I’ve not tried freezing it! Turn the heat off, and allow the sauce to cool slightly before blending. Will have to keep my eyes peeled for that! Check out the printable recipe at the bottom of this post for US and Metric equivalent versions of the recipe. Great and super simple simple recipe. We all loved it. 1 decade ago. Meanwhile, to make the curry sauce, warm the olive oil in a saucepan set over a medium heat. 1 decade ago. ... Pot roasted lamb cooked in a thick gravy with selected Indian spices. Bhavna updated on June 8, 2017 August 30, 2012. 1/4 tsp ginger powder A waiter suggested she try curry sauce with her fries and she loved it. Then reduce the heat to low and simmer the sauce for 15 minutes. 1 tbsp malt vinegar, use cornflour instead of flour Finished off with tender chunks of chicken or fish, lovely seasonal veggies, or simply served on its own with paratha or naan bread for dunking (or poured over chips if you’re being really naughty! He told me to try this and it’s exactly the same this is the second batch I have made now and I used apples the first time I used apple sauce and probably not enough of it was still nice but this second lot is much better. Curry chips are big in England too, and in the broader loaded fries family, there are plenty of other countries that boast a version of a sweetish gravy of some kind drizzled over fries. This is a great base to make the classic chip shop curry sauce. I am pretty certain that’s how chip shops create their signature sauces too. Awesome curry sauce, I was shown this by my dad after telling him how nice a curry sauce from a chippy near me (Oldham) it was called Irish curry. Vinegar Jones: Chips and curry sauce and chips and gravy. While I loved chips and curry the few times I’ve been to the UK I never thought to make it back home in the US (and I’ve never seen it on a menu a single time). If you decide to go with them, then just toss them in and stir them around. This spicy curry sauce can be found all over Britain—in chip shops and pubs, and even bottled (or powdered) in markets to use as a simple sauce to turn leftover roast dinners into a simple meal the following day. It forms the basis of the classic comfort dish that us Brits adore. I was struggling to find a reasonably good recipe for this, and your recipe always helped me to nail it. Daily Goals. 999 from fish & chip shop earlier this week – customer kicking off, apparently because they put gravy on his chips. When ready pour the sauce into the blender and blitz until smooth (1 to 2 minutes depending on how powerful your blender is). When I say chips I am referring to the Irish equivalent to steak fries accompanied by a sweet, spicy curry sauce. Interesting! If you prefer a lower spicy, heat level then use an American mild curry powder. To make the sauce, start by cooking up some onion, garlic and apple (I know, it’s weird, but it totally works). It really is just a nicely spiced gravy, isn’t it? I have to try still have to try this. So today, here is my recipe for chip shop curry sauce. Then you’re ready to serve your spicy sauce with perfectly golden chips or fries. Mairéad, […] This version uses a little Worcestershire (inexplicably pronounced “whooster”) sauce, which is not a standard ingredient in this sauce and may be difficult to find in the US, but I think it adds a nice umami undertone, and it’s definitely a very British ingredient. Let me know what the weirdest thing you try it on is! Brinjal gravy curry for rice and roti.Having Potato chips is the best combination for this curry.Nanamma style vankaya masala kura See how my pan is getting a little crusty looking. Found on the web. The flour can burn and stick to the bottom of the pan very easily. add 1 1/2 tsp curry powder instead of 1/2 tsp Poutine is a national Canadian dish, made with layers of hot crispy chips, salty cheese curd and delectable gravy. This recipe is by far the best I have found for Chipshop Curry, Hi Robert – I’m delighted to hear you give this curry sauce your seal of approval. I am ecstatic to find your site & this recipe. Today I’ve spiced it up a little bit it’s still fantastic and my husband thinks so too. Yes not particularly Indian but awesome with chips! Go figure!!! Mairéad, I’m originally from Scotland and found this recipe a couple of years ago. Here are some more recipes and ramblings you might enjoy…, For Pinterest fans, here’s a pin friendly image…. The only thing which is slightly related to Indian is the curry powder. Melt the spread or butter in a small saucepan, add the cornflour mixture and fry for a minute, stirring … This one won, hands down. Before blending turn the heat off under the pan and allow the sauce to cool a little. I bet Thor is drinking curry sauce as we speak. Storage: Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Now lets get saucy. Blend a tin of beans and a tin of mushy peas with a tin of tomatoes to slack it – then stir in your ‘curry powder’ – Authentic taste, colour, smell and texture. Invest in great gravy and you’ll be far likelier to have great poutine. This will thicken it up a bit too. Mairéad. Hi, tried this recipe and though a little sweet I adjusted it to my taste. I usually just use the supermarket’s own brand – usually just called ‘mild curry powder’! She first tasted this unique combination on a trip to my homeland. Students have always bonded with likeminded companions in university societies for every group from ethnic minorities to communists and curry enthusiasts, but what about northerners cut adrift from :-). 1/4 turmeric Thank you so much Jo! Bring to a gentle simmer, and cook for around 10 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes, until the mixture is thick and the vegetables have cooked right down. That’s because I stopped stirring to take a photo. Might try that next time! Add the minced ginger and garlic and stir. You should definitely make it for him :). Thanks Liam, so glad you enjoyed this recipe! 1. I tried it with home made wedges and fish and it tasted great. Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies, Celebrating The Irish Tradition Of Christmas Annuals, Read More About The Irish American Mom Community. Cooked in a spciy and tangy sauce braised in chili, cumin, and gravy. Add the tomato paste and two teaspoons of sugar. Thanks to you and person who thought about the combination of chips and curry sauce. Bring the sauce to boiling point, stirring constantly. Lv 4. Haha thanks Michelle, hope it lives up to your memories! Once I made it too sweet because of the sweetness of the apple, but next time I used only 1 apple and 2 onions. It has fewer veggies and is slightly less hot and spicy, with a satisfying sweet flavor. Thank you. Add worcestershire sauce, sugar, tomato puree and stir. Thanks hun, going to try this tomorrow – will let you know how it freezes! *Obviously I only have … But what ever your final eating style, just enjoy. It’s like trying to eat with a stick). Nowadays a lot more people are opting for gravy on top of their chips or their suppers. Perfect served on fat, British-style chips.. Perfect served on fat, British-style chips. For the curry sauce, heat a large frying pan until hot, add the butter, onion and chillies and cook for 10 minutes, or until golden-brown and softened. Ahh thanks Simon, that’s so lovely to hear! Slimming World cheesy chips and gravy . Thanks again x. This looks great, Becca! Would it be wrong to have chips and curry sauce as dessert? It does IMO need more “oomph” for a classic chippy, so I added three teaspoons of curry powder, a teaspoon of Cayenne, a teaspoon paprika and a teaspoon of peanut butter. I’m sure my family will be all over this. I can burn water but this has become my Saturday evening signature dish with fish and chips. Can’t beat British curry sauce and this just confirmed it . A more recent claim for the title of national dish of the Isle of Man would be the ubiquitous chips, cheese and gravy. I don’t see why there would be a problem with freezing it :) but it makes a relatively small batch anyway and is quite quick to make next time you want it! Thanks so much for stopping by to let others know you give this recipe two thumbs up. ), I’m giving up chips for Lent which will be a HUGE struggle, but as soon as Easter is upon us I’ll be cooking up a big batch of this to pour over the obscene amount of chips I will doubtless be consuming :D. Given my current curry ADDICTION….I kind of want to drink this sauce straight from the cup. Thanks Rob, I have no issues at all with you making it your own! Awsome recipe. It's dipped from one to the other, taking traces with it, until the 2 delectable sauces are almost exactly the same. 1/2 cup curry powder. Read More About The Irish American Mom Community, AdvertisingComment PolicyDisclaimerDisclosurePrivacy PolicyContactFAQ’sSitemap, Many Thanks to the Irish Blog Awards – Irish American Mom Won the Silver Award in the 2018 Diaspora Category, Irish American Mom Is Featured On Irish Central. Believe me – I know. 2 x 170g Batter Mix, 1 x 250g Curry Sauce Granules. Some cooks like to add a teaspoon of lemon juice at this point, but I prefer not to detract from the sweetness of my curry sauce. Oooh, Northern Boys love gravy, not for the ponces down South. Or, you know, on a Friday night in front of the telly. Honestly – I used to watch them make it in my local chippy as a child. I hope it doesn’t put you off trying any of my other recipes :). Gravy sauce MAYSAN concentrated sauce paste from various places including chinese supermarkets. They have an original spicy flavour, good yield and hold exceptionally well in the bain marie. Caramelized onions add delicious sweetness to the sauce. Friars Pride is an independent family owned fish and chip wholesaler, established over 40 years ago in Peterborough. A lot of Chinese chip shops in the UK serve curries made with this kind of curry sauce – just pour it over whatever veggies you like and some rice :). Cook over a low heat for 5-10 minutes, until everything is very soft. Thank you so much. Really glad you thought so :D. This was delicious! Who doesn’t love curry sauce? Chip shop curry is also a lot saltier so I added both salt and a splash of light soy sauce. You’re right, it’s basically just curry flavoured gravy! 2. What type of apples and curry powder has everyone been using? It is also an option in the North and the Midlands, where 16% and 15% of people respectively choose this option. I … I didn’t have any ginger or garlic, so I used 2 tsp of Massaman Curry Paste. I’m delighted this curry sauce is such a hit in your family. Good to know – any excuse for more curry sauce ;) Thanks for your lovely comment! I throw in a handful of sultanas and half a teaspoon of honey, as I like it quite sweet. Haha yes it’s not what a lot of people expect, but it’s soooo good! STEP 1. Vindaloo (Chicken/Lamb/Beef) $15.00. I now always hold the lid down with a dish towel when I switch the beast on. Roughly chop the onions and peppers, and add to a large, non-stick pan with all of the ingredients except for the dry spices . Stir in the curry paste and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the flour and cook for a further 1 to 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Never had chips with gravy,but enjoy both.Yes could be a Northern thing. Feel free to try it if you want to add a little freshness at the end. All the best, And that’s literally it. Thanks for your comment :). I just love the extra dimension it adds to the exotic flavors of this sauce. Cheesy chips are my guilty pleasure ;). * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Better than every chippy curry I’ve ever had probably on par with the Irish one but that was the best I’d ever had most chippys near me are Chinese and I have never had something like this from one of them. Very nice thank you. This potato curry is Gujarati style because of the addition of sugar and lemon juice giving it that distinct Gujarati touch. My family when they come over to the US to visit ask me to cook this. For the curry sauce, heat a large frying pan until hot, add the butter, onion and chillies and cook for 10 minutes, or until golden-brown and softened. Now I’m craving chips and curry sauce…. An easy homemade version of proper British chip shop curry sauce! Serve with rice. Or do you prefer to dip your chips? I’ve actually had it once in the US. Stir in the raisins, curry powder and tomato paste. Bring the mixture to the boil on … I didn’t even know Tesco sold it in jars?! Your Scottish family requesting this recipe is high praise indeed. nectar of the gods. HUNGRY Horse has launched its new Christmas specials menu stuffed with festive twists on pub classics. I did it with a Bramley apple and red onion (that was serendipitous as all we had left!) It tasted great. The Chinese restaurants that opened up were soon to learn that serving chips on the same plate as the chicken curry and rice gleaned more hungry Bar-goers and so it became common to eat chips accidentally soaked in curry sauce. I’ve tried many but this is the best. Deselect All. and also used a splash if white wine vinegar for an extra kick. It’s a fruity gravy with a little curry flavour, and actually tasted more like a korma sauce than chippy curry sauce. keep up the good work !! I threw a few into the leftover sauce but they made it a little bit too sweet, so I perhaps I over-did it. Just used this recipe as a base…craving the taste of my local UK Chinese curry sauce, sadly they don’t deliver to NZ…swapped the apple for ginger and added a bit of cayenne pepper (I’d run out of black pepper). I believe it’s never too late to explore your Irish cultural heritage and celebrate your ancestors’ spiritual legacy. Haha good to know! Potato Starch, Maltodextrin, Palm Fat, Onion Powder, Sugar, Salt, Wheat Flour (with Added Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Tomato Powder, Ground Spices (Paprika, Cumin, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Chilli, Cayenne Pepper), Flavourings, Yeast Extract (contains Barley), Garlic Powder, Flavour Enhancer (Monosodium Glutamate), Colour (Ammonia Caramel), Emulsifier (Soya Lecithin), Spice Extract Gradually add the chicken stock, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming. Your recipe is awesome: and I love the way that your write. An Irish man had a pub in the Kansas City area, and he had the most amazing curry sauce. Make up the Schwartz Curry Sauce as directed, then pour into the pan and simmer for a further 4-5 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. December 4, 2012 by Irish American Mom 115 Comments. Goldenfry Chip Shop Batter Mix and Curry Sauce Granuals Set. Why have I been buying sauces all along, it’s now going to be my go to base for all curry. :-) what a classy dish…. I was serving it over rice so I added twice as much stock and added diced chicken to the sauce and let it stew. Print. And with onion and apple included it makes me feel less guilty than buying from the local takeaway. Dont know about curry sauce. I half-blended mine, so it was quite thick, but there was still some texture. There you can choose the measurement system that works best for you. Thanks , “We’re not exactly fussy, us Brits” I’m crying! Yum yum, Glad she enjoyed it, thanks for the feedback! Glad you liked it. I hope you find some other recipes around here that you enjoy as much :), I did the lot,followed the recipe, plus honey,a few chilli flakes dash white wine vinegar, then a quick hand blend. In my office in sunny Oxfordshire, I am the only one that loves curry sauce on chips! Here you’ll find a quick list of what you’ll need for this recipe. The map above shows the regional breakdown of which sauce, topping or condiment is the most popular for chip shop chips in the UK. Fry the onions and apple in the oil over medium high heat until soft. Scrape the bottom of the pan to prevent burning. Best wishes, Thanks heaps! Before anyone feels the need to point it out to me: I’m under no illusions. I personally prefer it with a bit of texture but you can definitely blend it if you prefer :), You are my hero! You can add your curry sauce into any kind of dish. :). How does this food fit into your daily goals? posted by Becca @ Easy Cheesy Vegetarian on February 27, 2014. 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